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Corporation political donations and the SEC

“You tell me what you know and I’ll confirm. I’ll keep you in the right direction if I can. … Just … follow the money.” — Deep Throat, “All the President’s Men” In the depth of the Watergate scandal, the ...

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In lawyer-client relationship, who makes the calls?

When an attorney and a client enter into a lawyer-client relationship, one of the more frequent areas of conflict is who makes the decisions with regard to the handling of the matter.

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‘In Chambers’ pulls back curtains at Supreme Court

A U.S. Supreme Court justice stands in his august chambers concentrating on his latest project while a law clerk looks on in admiration. Is the subject a petition for certiorari that seeks to upend decades of constitutional precedent? Hardly. All attention is on a golf ball that Byron White is poised to putt across his carpet in an attempt to best his clerks in a contest of athletic prowess.

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Cell phone distracted driver costs Coca-Cola $22M

A Texas jury has awarded more than $22 million to a woman injured when her car was broadsided by a station wagon driven by a Coca-Cola marketing employee talking on her cell phone.

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Commentary: Prometheus eliminates some diagnostic patents

Over the last decade, advances in the field of molecular biology have enabled researchers to better understand how a patient’s unique metabolic, genetic and proteomic profile might be used to develop more targeted and effective diagnostic tests.

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Commentary: Ignore social media, risk withering like paper

Blogging, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google+ et al. have changed the way people communicate and consume information in both their professional and personal lives. It’s official. And it’s not too late for you to join the e-parade.

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ABA weighs in on lawyer immunity

The American Bar Association has weighed in on a case pending before the U.S. Supreme Court over whether a lawyer in private practice hired by a city can claim qualified immunity from a civil rights lawsuit.

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Va. court defines ‘y’all’ as a plural

When a wife’s father said that a $15,000 payment was for “y’all,” he made a joint gift to the couple, despite his later testimony that he intended only to help his daughter, a Virginia trial court has ruled.

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